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Blood In Semen After Hernia Surgery
There are a variety or several types of hernias, and many are repaired differently. A hernia is a weakness in the abdominal wall (such as inguinal, umbilical, incisional) or diaphragm (hiatal hernia). Surgery to repair the hernia can involve use of sutures, and possible use of mesh. Open or laparoscopic surgery can be a means to repair hernias, with laparoscopic ...Read more
There is blood in my semen. I got a hernia surgery done(without mesh) 10 days ago. Will it heal on its own, and will my semen become clear again?
Most likely: Blood in semen (hematospermia) is a common disorder. However, it is uncommon after hernia surgery. Most patients with hematospermia have self-limited symptoms (it gets better on its own). But, since you have a recent operation, you should see your surgeon for a complete evaluation. ...Read more
I had a hernia surgery (with mesh) b4 10 days ago, I have blood in my semen after my 2nd ejeculation the1st one was without blood, should i be worried?
Small amount: May be seen under tagaderm dressing, due to skin oozing, call your surgeon and go for follow up visit. ...Read more
No it does not:
Inguinal hernia does not cause blood in the semen. It is caused by
3stds like gonorrhea and chlamydia
4benign prostatic hypertrophy
6 trauma to retis or prostate
7 cancer of prostate, bladder or reproductive organs
but it is not caused by hernia. If you have blood in semen, get it checked by your doctor or a urologist. ...Read more
I had umbilical hernia surgery on oct 15 2012. I am having constant discharge of blood with a foul smell ever since then. Dr. Says this is normal?
No: Although some patients may have some initial bloody discharge, persistent drainage should be investigated, particularly if foul smelling. Your surgeon should re-examine you in the office. ...Read more
Doc says there is approx: "3 units of blood floating around in my abdomum. Should i be worried? I had hernia surgery on 3/30, dr said it was about 3inches diameter, so pretty large. On 4/20 I went for a follow up w the surgeon and explained my complicati
Hello. : Hello. I certainly hope that your bleeding has stopped. It has been some time since your surgery. Do they plan to get another ct scan to see if blood has resorbed or if there is still bleeding? Often surgeons work in treatment teams, where they can ask for input from colleages. If your surgeon isn't sure how he or she plans to proceed, ask if obtaining a second opinion would be helpful. ...Read more
What to do with 840 mililiters blood in abdomen after hernia surgery had hernia repair surgery on testicle was in bad pain 2 weeks later dr said blood floating around in abdomen
Many : Many times the blood you are talking about is bodily fluids tinged with blood. Sometimes you don't even have to drain that fluid. I'm assuming they did because you have an exact measure of 840 milliliters... Either way many times a collection of bodily fluids or even frank blood as long as the bleeding stopped is left alone for your body to deal with. ...Read more
I had hernia surgery 6 years ago I been having just blood feels like I have to poop but all it is blood I have lower cramping feeling in my back?
Having surgery in 2 days, 5"9 205 pounds. Am I at risk for clots? Hiatal hernia surgery with linx device. How common are blood clots during surgery?
In view of your weight and size, you are at risk for blood clots. However, measures are generally done to try and decrease the chances for clots to happen during your operation.
Remember, after your operation, don't stay in bed a lot. Get up, walk, and use the sequential compression devices on your legs. By doing this, you can improve your chances of not developing clots. ...Read more
No history of blood clots but what is the likelihood of developing a PE after groin hernia surgery? Wasn't in bed too much and made an effort to move
At 33, close to 0...: The odd to develop PE should be close to 0. But it is still advisable to push yourself to move around and return to "normal" life as fast as possible to fulfill: Do something within personal control and stop worrying about those beyond. An uneventful inguinal herniorrhaphy should usually heal well with a fading pain in 1-3 weeks; so, it is okay as long as less painful day by day. ...Read more
Last week I had open inguinal hernia surgery and had my incision glued together. How should the incision look by now. Mine looks red like dried blood on it, is this normal and how long is healing.
Hernia surgery: We occasionally will use a "skin glue" to put the skin layer back together. The muscle underneath is sewn. The incision can look a little red, as you mentioned, but if this is increasing or you have drainage or increasing tenderness, these may be signs of an impending infection. At one week after surgery, the incision will not look very good, and will look absolutely fine in several weeks. ...Read more
I am 19 and I just had inguinal hernia surgery. What is my risk for developing blood clots. Can I reduce this?.
Low: Should be very low at your age unless you have other medical issues. ...Read more
Inguinal hernia surgery 5.5 weeks ago, some swelling at incision very small amount of blood today, should I be alarmed? No pain, no fever
Umbilical hernia. Surgery on Tues. No redness, but very painful. Lactic acid and blood count was normal. Haven't had bowel movemnt in over 24 hrs. ER?
Call your surgeon: Does not sound bad, but if your are concerned, call your doctor to get specific recommendations. ...Read more
I'm almost 2 weeks post ventral hernia surgery and have been very constipated. I had bowel movement & there was a lot of blood. Should I be concerned?
I have a hernia/appendix surgery on July 10, 2017,
A mesh was not installed, but I notice that a little blood in my semen, should I be concerned?
There are several types of hernia surgery, the most common is inguinal and is best handled as an outpatient with local anesthesia. Here small intestine slides out of the groin or inguinal canal and this opening is closed preventing bowel from sliding out.
A ventral hernia is a weakness in the belly wall and usually requires some type of mesh to give the belly wall strength. ...Read more
Depends: Not all hernias are the same. The most common hernia operation is an inguinal hernia repair which typically has a 1-3 week recovery period for a laparoscopic repair and a 2-4 week recovery for an open repair. ...Read more
Uncommon: Fortunately, complications are uncommon after hernia repair, but they can be serious when they happen. Specific to hernia repair, chronic pain and hernia recurrence occur about 5% of the time or less for small, uncomplicated hernia repairs that are typically performed as an outpatient. Not all hernias are equal however, and a general surgeon may be able to give you specifics for your case. ...Read more
Not a good idea: Avoid any physical activity till your surgeon clears you. This is a question you should ask your surgeon ...Read more
Regular staple: Presuming you are talking about the skin closure, they are typically the shape of a regular staple. They are "open" on the side under the skin, but angled towards the center of the staple. ...Read more
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall through which the lining of the abdominal cavity protrudes, creating a sac. Hernias are common in the groin, belly button, upper-midline, or associated w/scars. The exact method of repair varies w/the type & size of the hernia as well as patient-factors, however, the basic principle is the same: close the hole, often ...Read more
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